Good Trouble – REO Speedwagon – 1982


Album Good Trouble by the band REO Speedwagon
Album Good Trouble by the band REO Speedwagon

Good Trouble is the tenth studio album by American rock band REO Speedwagon, released in 1982. The album was a commercial success, reaching number seven on the Billboard 200 chart and spawning two hit singles: “Keep the Fire Burnin'” and “Sweet Time”. The album also marked a stylistic shift for the band, as they incorporated more synthesizers and pop elements into their sound. The album received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the band’s energy and catchy melodies, but criticized the lack of originality and depth. Good Trouble is considered one of REO Speedwagon’s most popular albums, and has sold over two million copies in the US.

Good Trouble is considered to be one of REO Speedwagon’s most successful and influential albums. It helped to solidify the band’s reputation as one of the leading bands of the 1980s, and it spawned several hit singles. The album is still highly regarded by fans and critics today.


The personnel of the album Good Trouble by REO Speedwagon, released in 1982, are:

  • Kevin Cronin – lead and backing vocals (except on “Let’s Be-Bop”), acoustic piano on “Keep the Fire Burnin'”, acoustic and rhythm guitars
  • Gary Richrath – electric guitar
  • Neal Doughty – keyboards
  • Bruce Hall – bass, lead vocals on “Girl with the Heart of Gold” and “Let’s Be-Bop”
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, percussion

Source: Wikipedia

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